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Wednesday November 25, 2020 3:30pm - Monday November 30, 2020 12:00am

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Thursday December 17, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Thursday January 28, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Matt Anthony & Dr. John Boockvar Discuss GBM Awareness Day

Jul 22, 2020

Today marks the 2nd National GBM Awareness Day. This day is crucial to building awareness around this disease that is incredibly under-researched because of the lack of funding to support those efforts. Head for the Cure is honoring this day with an exclusive interview with our local beneficiary and featured physician in the Lenox Hill Netflix series, Dr. John Boockvar. Join Head for the Cure Founder and President, Matt Anthony as he and Dr. Boockvar discuss the importance of GBM Awareness Day and brain tumor research. Watch on Facebook or YouTube TONIGHT at 6 p.m. EST.  Facebook Live...

Meet Dr. Michael Salacz- Physician Spotlight Metro KC

Jul 21, 2020

Head for the Cure exists to inspire hope within the brain cancer community while performing to increase vital clinical research and programs. We are excited to partner with The University of Kansas Cancer Center for our 18th Annual Head for the Cure- Metro KC Virtual 5K and they greatly contribute to our mission! We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals there and get to know them a little better. Meet Dr. Michael Salacz and learn more about what he does!  Dr._Salacz_Spotlight_email.jpg REGISTER AND DONATE TODAY!   ...

Glioblastoma Awareness Day 2020

Jul 20, 2020

Glioblastoma Awareness Day will be on July 22nd this year! Led by the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), the brain tumor community has advocated for the resolutions H.Res.1004/S.Res.617 to designate July 22, 2020 as Glioblastoma Awareness Day. These resolutions were supported by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Martha McSally (R-AZ), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Representatives Brian Mast (R-FL), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Jim Langevin (D-RI).  Join Head for the Cure and the ENTIRE brain tumor...

North Texas 5K Beneficiary Spotlight - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jul 15, 2020

Your continued support of the 10th Annual Head for the Cure – North Texas Virtual 5K helps to serve our mission of igniting hope within the brain tumor community, while also raising funds for vital brain tumor research and programs. We are honored to work alongside our local beneficiary, UT Southwestern Medical Center, as funds raised will directly support the vital clinical trials and research being done at the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute! Learn more about the incredible work being done: "At UT Southwestern Medical Center, dedicated physicians, surgeons, and scientists...

Midland 5K Beneficiary Spotlight - Midland Memorial Foundation

Jul 14, 2020

Your continued support of the 2nd Annual Head for the Cure – Midland Virtual 5K helps to serve our mission of igniting hope within the brain tumor community, while also raising funds for vital brain tumor research and programs. We are honored to work alongside our local beneficiary, Midland Memorial Foundation, as funds raised will directly support the implementation of the Head for the Cure Brain Cancer Assistance Program! Learn more about this incredible initiative: "Midland Memorial Foundation will work with Midland Health Texas Oncology to identify local brain cancer patients...

Head for the Cure New York Goes Virtual!

Jul 10, 2020

New York, join us on our next run! As we navigate this ever-changing environment Head for the Cure wants to ensure the health and safety of our participants, especially our survivors who we run and walk for, and celebrate during our event. Our Head for the Cure 5K - New York scheduled for Saturday, October 17th, has been reimagined as a VIRTUAL EVENT! Date: Saturday, October 17thTime: 9:00 a.m. EDTLocation: Facebook Live! YouTubeEvent Schedule: TBD   Check Out A Sneak Peek Of Our Next Run!   What Is A Virtual 5K? This interactive event brings the same unique elements of an...

Head for the Cure New Jersey Goes Virtual!

Jul 09, 2020

New Jersey, join us on our next run! As we navigate this ever-changing environment Head for the Cure wants to ensure the health and safety of our participants, especially our survivors who we run and walk for, and celebrate during our event. Our Head for the Cure 5K - New Jersey scheduled for Sunday, September 27th, has been reimagined as a VIRTUAL EVENT! Date: Sunday, Septembr 27thTime: 9:00 a.m. EDTLocation: Facebook Live! YouTubeEvent Schedule: TBD   What Is A Virtual 5K? This interactive event brings the same unique elements of an in-person 5K online to celebrate and remember...

Start a Neighborhood Walk in Support of Your Brain Tumor Community!

Jun 30, 2020

Looking for ways to get your friends, family, and neighbors involved in this year’s race? We have some simple and helpful tools to help you reach your community! Create a Neighborhood Walk in Support of Your Brain Tumor Community STEP 1. Schedule your neighborhood walk. Pick a day that you think would work best for those in your area to walk in support of your brain tumor community. (Ex. A Saturday or Sunday morning might be the best for those who work or have families!)  STEP 2. Post on Social! Post on your personal social media account, neighborhood Facebook page or app! Anywhere...

The 7th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Detroit is Going VIRTUAL!

Jun 25, 2020

Detroit Virtual Announcement.png Detroit, join us on our next run! As we navigate this ever-changing environment Head for the Cure wants to ensure the health and safety of our participants, especially our survivors who we run and walk for, and celebrate during our event. Our Head for the Cure 5K - Detroit scheduled for Sunday, October 4th, has been reimagined as a VIRTUAL EVENT!   Date: Sunday, October 4thTime: 9:00 a.m. EDTLocation: Facebook Live! YouTubeEvent Schedule: TBD   What Is A Virtual 5K? This interactive event brings the same unique elements of an in-person...

Head for the Cure 5K- Phoenix is Going VIRTUAL!

Jun 24, 2020

imageedit_1_9399982284.png Join us on our next run! As we navigate this ever-changing environment Head for the Cure wants to ensure the health and safety of our participants, especially our survivors who we run and walk for, and celebrate during our event. Our Head for the Cure 5K - Phoenix for Saturday, November, 7th, has been re-envisioned as a VIRTUAL EVENT! Date: Saturday, November 7thTime: 8:00 a.m. MSTLocation: Facebook Live! YouTubeEvent Schedule: TBD   What Is A Virtual 5K? This interactive event brings the same unique elements of an in-person 5K online to...

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